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Launch Tennessee Collaborating with Meharry Medical College to Host a Grant Funding Workshop in Nashville

The workshop will be live-streamed and walkthrough how to land federal grant opportunities over lunch

NASHVILLE, TN (June 15, 2022) – Launch Tennessee, the statewide organization promoting Tennessee’s entrepreneur ecosystem will host a SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) workshop in collaboration with Meharry Medical College’s ResilienSEED business incubator on Tuesday, June 21. This workshop will include lunch and be held in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration to give businesses who are addressing social inequities the information needed for them to land a federal grant. Attendees will get an in-depth walkthrough of the federal SBIR/STTR grant funding opportunities while learning more about resources available to assist TN based businesses in bringing their innovative ideas to market.

In 2021, LaunchTN matched $700,000 of the $3,00,000 in SBIR awards made to Memphis based startups, totaling 60% overall for the state since program inception. This event is poised to help increase federal dollars and awards for diverse founders in TN focused on solving social inequities within their communities.

What: A Deep Dive into SBIR/STTR Research Grants with Meharry Medical College

Who: LaunchTN and The Center for the Study of Social Determinants at Meharry Medical College

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 11:00am – 2:00pm

Where: The Cal Turner Family Center at Meharry Medical College, 1011 21st Ave N

Wayne J. Riley Auditorium : 2nd Fl, Nashville, TN 37208

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Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) is a public-private partnership with a vision to make Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the nation. Its mission is to empower a high-functioning network of resources focused on core priorities that support Tennessee’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Through its network of Entrepreneur Centers and partner organizations across the state, Launch Tennessee fosters collaboration among entrepreneurs, the private sector, capital sources, institutions and government to offer entrepreneurs what they need to succeed and stay in Tennessee to build companies and create jobs.

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